Two trucks collide with boulder on Hwy 58 east of Oakridge
OAKRIDGE, Ore. - Two vehicles hit a boulder on Highway 58 early Wednesday morning, briefly closing the highway. | REAL-TIME TRAFFIC MAP
One of the drivers suffered minor injuries.
The crashes happened just after 4 a.m. between Oakridge and Odell Lake.
State police said a westbound 2000 Nissan Frontier pickup hit the boulder.
Then an eastbound dump truck towing a trailer hit the boulder.
The driver of the pickup was taken to the hospital with minor injuries. The driver of the dump truck escaped physical injury, police said.
Oregon State Police troopers were assisted at the scene by the Oregon Department of Transportation, Oakridge Fire and the Oakridge Police Department.
"The Oregon State Police would like to remind travelers that as the weather conditions have begun to change, please slow down and be cognizant of potential road hazards/conditions during your travels," the agency said in a statement.